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Record Number: 1723


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

" ... a summary of the contents of the Proceedings was published in the Courier on 3 Jan. 1809, and read by W[ordsworth]. Aware of W[ordsworth]'s interest in the Convention of Cintra, [Daniel] Stuart offered him a copy of the pamphlet ... De Quincey sent one to Grasmere ... where it arrived on 1 April 1809 ... W[ordsworth] had read it by 26 April ... "

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1809 and 26 Apr 1809

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

William Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

7 Apr 1770

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Proceedings upon the Inquiry relative to the Armistice & Convention, &c. made and concluded in Portugal, in August 1808, between the Commanders of the British and French Armies ...

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

1723

Source:

Print

Author:

Duncan Wu

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

63

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 63, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1723, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

From entry 115 in Wu (1995).

   
   
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